Kara Behnke, whose goal as an incoming
Ph.D. student is to help increase
women’s participation in computer science
through the engaging technologies
of video game development, attended
the spring 2010 E3 Expo annual video game conference
and show at the Los Angeles Convention
The event is the premiere convention for the announcement of new games and gaming hardware.
Behnke is a 2010 graduate of the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in Japanese, a minor in Chinese and a minor in the ATLAS Technology, Arts and Media program.
She also served as a teaching assistant in the “Computer Game Development for the XBOX 360,” XBOX game development course last spring. The course was the first XBOX game development course taught at CU.
In the photo above, Behnke stands in front of a new model Ferrari and the XBOX 360 display.